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National event incorporating Interland Junior Selection

A National event at Ramsley Moor

On Sun 2nd Dec 2018

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Woodland on Ramsley Moor

Join us for a National orienteering event incorporating the YHOA Superleague and Junior Selection race for Interland. Ramsley Moor offers challenging physical and technical orienteering across open moorland and runnable woodland. A full range of courses are on offer from white to black catering for newcomers and experienced orienteers alike.


Ramsley Moor is located to the east of A621 (Sheffield to Baslow) 15km S of Sheffield.  GR SK295748. 

From the North:  Take A621 S out of Sheffield towards Baslow.  At the Owler Bar roundabout take the 3rd exit A621 Baslow.  After 4 km turn sharp left (O signed).

From the South:  via Chesterfield then Baslow (A619).  At the first roundabout approaching Baslow take the 2nd exit onto the A621 towards Sheffield and then second right after 2km (O signed).

Parking on roadside verges as directed by marshals. We hope to park families with small children close to registration.

Terrain & Map

Ramsley Map extract 2

Open moorland, marsh and steep sided woodland with few linear features.  Technically and physically challenging.

Scale     1:10,000.  Peel Land Surveys 2008. Updates,  Charles Hird (2014), Ian Cooper (2011 and 2018)


White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, V Short Green, Short Green, Green, Short Blue, Blue, Short Brown, Brown, Black.


Results from this event will be one of the five being reviewed for junior selection for Interland in France in March 2019. To be considered juniors should run as follows:

M14/W14 Light Green
W16 Green
M16 Blue
W18 Short Blue
M18 Short Brown


Standard courses for SuperLeague scoring are detailed on  although you will still score points if you run up or down.


Registration   10:00 - 12:00
Starts             10:30 - 12:30
Courses close 14:30


Pre entry via

Closing Date: November 25th  

Helpers receive a 50% discount on the entry fee. Please use discount code is asgh34         

Seniors £13 (BOF members £11)
EOD £15 (Non BOF £13)  

Juniors/Students under 21  £4
Family (2 seniors and up to 4 children) £30 (BOF members £26)           

White to Orange: £4 for all including adults                                   

Electronic Sportident punching:  SI card hire £1


Dogs very welcome on leads


Organiser:  Brian Shaw  07768 928432  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Planner:      Charlie Adams   (SYO)
Controller:  Steve Whitehead   (EBOR)

Additional Safety Information

Come prepared to wear or at least carry cagoules.


Venue Details

Ramsley Moor was mapped and used for the first time in 2009 and was described on Nopesport by one well known member of AIre as "a real gem"

Open mostly heathery moorland with large areas of runnable woodland, dissected by a large valley.   There are few linear features.  If it is wet, spotting the best crossing point  for some of the marshes can be important.

Safety & risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. If a competitor has a pre-existing medical condition that they think should be declared, please complete a medical form at enquiries. The sealed envelope will only be opened in an emergency.


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